IT in Banking
22 Dec

MTN’s MoMo International Airtime enables cross-border transactions

The telco says it continues to provide innovative solutions for people to stay in touch with loved ones across the globe.


Patrice Motesepe’s TymeBank, Rain face COVID-19 hiccups

While Rain experienced faced certain ‘customer service challenges’ during the period, TymeBabk is tracking slightly behind its projections to attract clients.

Dec 10, 2020

Hylton Kallner appointed new Discovery Bank CEO

The digital-only bank appoints Hylton Kallner to replace Barry Hore, at a time the digital bank has completed its build and migration phase.

Dec 10, 2020

TymeBank introduces secure contactless card payments

The digital-only bank teams up with augmented identity firm IDEMIA, to offer customers authenticated and contactless card payment services.


Fintech group Capital Appreciation opts for A2X listing

The South African fintech group gets approval for a secondary listing on A2X Markets next week. 


Deal signed to advance Africa’s energy transition

The International Renewable Energy Agency and the African Development Bank agree to support investment in the continent’s low carbon energy projects.

Dec 4, 2020

Time for humans to relearn for the intelligent augmentation era

Automation should be seen as augmentation of the human role, allowing people to focus on higher value work.

Dec 2, 2020

Telkom makes foray into mobile money

New mobile wallet service Telkom Pay Digital Wallet allows users to send and receive money through the WhatsApp messaging app.  


Digital payments uplift Capital Appreciation in half-year

The fintech group weathered the impact of the pandemic, fortified by increased demand for digital payment solutions and contactless payments.

Dec 2, 2020

Trends shaping the future of banking

Most banks have moved up their digital strategies and there have been a host of new innovations coming on-stream since COVID-19, says Altron Managed Solutions.

Dec 1, 2020

MTN pumps millions into MoMo as it nears 2m users in SA

The company identifies fintech as a key growth pillar, and commits to funding the relaunched Mobile Money offering over the next few years.

Nov 30, 2020

Absa accuses employee of leaking customer data

The bank says an employee unlawfully made selected customer data available to a small number of external parties.